Whisky the abyssinian at 6 months old. Both colors were introduced through outcrosses to oriental cats in the 1970s and they are still not accepted by the more traditional.
Showing cats was all the rage in the late victorian era.
Cat breed abyssinian pictures. My breed was instrumental in the development of the somali cat who jsut sort of started showing up in the litters of abyssinians. Abyssinian cat information and pictures. Abyssinian is one of the oldest cat breeds in the world and one of the most popular as well.
As it is the case with many other older cat breeds the origin of the abyssinian cats is not quite clear. Abyssinian cats can be taught to fetch and retrieve small objects and because of their dog like antics they are often attractive to men who previously thought that they did not like cats. The abyssinian cat breed.
These felines possess the looks of egyptian cats in sculptures and paintings of yore. Although the name of my breed is abyssinian. The abyssinian belongs to the ticked or agouti breed both terms used for the cats type of fur.
The abyssinian is often a colorful cat with a distinctly ticked coat medium in size and regal in appearance. Once a relationship is formed there is no breed more loyal than an abyssinian. Due to selective breeding abyssinians still retain most of its characteristics from its ancestor the felis lybica or otherwise known as the african wildcat.
Cat geneticists have traced back the origins of my lineage from southeast asia and india. Abyssinians are some of the oldest and most regal cat breeds of today. I dont mean to brag but my breed is among the top 5 most popular cat breeds.
Its distinctive feature is its silky multicolored coat which is a combination of several colors on each hair shaft. One of the unusual breeds exhibited at the crystal palace cat show in 1871 was an abyssinian captured in the late abyssinian war who took third place. The cat body coloring has no pattern on it.
Both whilst at rest and in action this animal shows great elegance and harmony in its movements. The abyssinian cat is a popular breed due not only to their physical appearance but also their personality. Abyssinian cat is a cat breed that has specific coloring a zonal one which looks like the one that hares or rabbits have.
Lithe hard and muscular showing eager activity and lively interest in their surroundings. One of the newer additions to the range of abyssinian colors the lilac is the diluted shade of the chocolate. They are often well balanced temperamentally and physically.